North Carolina Monument at South Mountain Replica Signed and numbered Edition
Battlefield Monument Replica Collection, monument cast in stone resin and bonded bronze, complete with all engraved wording front and rear.
Sized at 6"x3"x6"
Crafted and Made in the United States
The North Carolina monument on South Mountain is on Wise’s farm in Fox’s Gap about 1000 feet south of the Garland and Reno monuments along Reno Monument Road. The monument is a life sized bronze figure of a wounded color bearer on a base of black granite.
It was placed in memory of the North Carolinians who fought at or near this location on September 14, 1862, during the Battle of South Mountain. The 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 20th, 23rd, 30th Infantry and Manly's and Reilly's Battery, 1st NC Artillery.
It was created by sculptor Gary Casteel for the Living History association of Mecklinburg North Carolina and unveiled on October 18, 2003, dedicated to all the North Carolina troops who fought at South Mountain.
I was commissioned and sculpted the monument after which it was dedicated in 2003 and the replica shown was produced to raise funds to pay for the installation. 600 pieces were produced. With only with 150 remaining. Therefore, the S/N edition begins with 451 / 600.